FORMER NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1384472

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1983

Statutory Address: 1 AND 3, KING STREET

Statutory Address: FORMER NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK, 29, WALLGATE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 1 AND 3, KING STREET

Statutory Address: FORMER NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK, 29, WALLGATE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 58197 05535

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History

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Details

WIGAN

SD5805NW KING STREET 24-1/7/17 (South West side) 11/07/83 Nos.1 AND 3

GV II

Includes: No.29 Former National Westminster Bank WALLGATE. Bank, now public house. 1866, with later additions to rear. Designed by Walters, Barker and Ellis of Manchester. Sandstone ashlar, hipped slate roof. Rectangular plan on corner site. Classical style with Italianate accent. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, with a 4-window facade to Wallgate and a 4 x 2 window facade to King Street. Hammer-dressed plinth, continuous channelled apron to ground-floor windows, frieze with bead-and-reel enrichment and prominent moulded cornice doubling as sill-band to 1st floor, plain frieze and prominent bracketed and dentilled cornice which carries a blocking course with upstands to the Wallgate facade. The ground floor of this facade has a large round-headed doorway to the left, with double doors and a plain fanlight in a shouldered architrave with carved enrichment and a straight moulded cornice; and 3 large segmental-headed sashed windows with eared architraves which have console keystones. The 1st floor has similar but smaller windows with simpler architraves. The 4-window left return (to King Street) has matching fenestration and a pair of side-wall chimneys; beyond this is a set-back 2-window addition which has a tall doorway and a large tripartite window at ground floor and above this a feature balcony to the larger of the 1st-floor windows; and attached to the rear of this is a short single-storey addition with a large doorway. INTERIOR not inspected. Front block appears to be unoccupied.





Listing NGR: SD5819705535

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Legacy System number: 484906

Legacy System: LBS

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